Date: 17 July 1996
Location: Atlantic Ocean off Long Island, New York, United States
Type of event: accident
The mid-air explosion of TWA 800 off Long Island, New York, which killed 230, has been ruled accidental by the U.S. government; some sources maintain that terrorism cannot be ruled out.
Consequences: 230 killed
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